B.Sc. On Campus

Science and Mathematics Education

Western Kentucky University

48 months
27144 USD/year
26496 USD/year
10802 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


SKyTeach offers opportunities to undergraduate students at Western Kentucky University entering careers in Science and Mathematics Education.


Our Science and Mathematics Education program is:

  • A unique collaboration between the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences and Ogden College of Science and Engineering, modeled after the highly successful UTeach program at the University of Texas at Austin.
  • Includes partnerships with 10 of 35 school districts in the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative (GRREC).
  • Supported mainly by a grant from the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI).


Western Kentucky University (WKU) prepares students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society. The University provides research, service and lifelong learning opportunities for its students, faculty, and other constituents. WKU enriches the quality of life for those within its reach.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Inquiry-Based Lesson Design 
  • Middle Grades Science Skills and Methods 
  • Designing and Teaching Inquiry-Based Mathematics and Science Units 
  • Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science 
  • Classroom Interactions
  • Intro to Exceptional Ed: Diversity in Learning 
  • Perspectives on Mathematics & Science 
  • Research Methods for Math and Science Teachers 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application (open WKU application for admission)
  • Minimum academic requirements: Freshmen: 2.5 GPA / Transfer:* 2.0 GPA
  • English proficiency requirements
  • DuoLingo - 100 DET for one-semester Pathway program; 90 DET for two-semester Pathway program
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Official Academic Records from schools attended with grades and any degrees/diplomas/certificates received.  Should also include a literal English translation.
  • Financial Evidence of Support must be provided to obtain an I-20
  • Students transferring from within the US will need to fill out the Transfer-In Form

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13572 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    26496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13248 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10802 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5401 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Bowling Green

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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